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Friends Like Us

A Podcast featuring women of color with different views on hot topics. 

Aug 29, 2018

Vanessa Fraction Vanessa Fraction is a standup comedian, actor, credited television writer and television personality. Her credits include: HBO’s Def Comedy Jam , Nick Jr’s Nick Mom’s Night Out,  Mike Epps- “Live at Club Nokia”, Martin Lawrence’s 1st Amendment Standup on (STARZ), and released her own comedy special “A Fraction of the Truth”. As an actress, Vanessa has appeared in “Tales”, BounceTV’s “Mann & Wife”, Barber Shop 2: Back to Business, and Kim Field’s Holiday Love: The Rebirth. She has written for The Arsenio Hall Show , 106 & Park and The Mo’Nique Show. She frequently sits in as a panelist/ guest host for FOX’s Dish Nation and Chicago’s Windy City Live .  Look for her upcoming shows: True TV’s Comedy Knockout, and Laff Tracks! As well she has started self-defense classes for women called: “Kicks in Comedy” An hour of comedy and an hour of real self-defense.

Pat Brown  has been seen on CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Fuse’s Uproarious, Axis’s Gotham Live, NBC’s Comic’s Unleashed and BET ‘s ComicView , TVOne’s made for TV movie-WHITE WATER, the independent film SOMEBODIES, She has been featured in Time Out Magazine, After-Ellen, Splitsider and Punchline Magazine. Most important: Check out her critically acclaimed album THE PAT BROWN SEX-TAPE

Calise Hawkins is a stand-up comedian and writer. She has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Gotham Live, Stand Up in Stilettos, Nickmom Nite Out.  She has written for MTV series Totally Clueless and Girl Code, Comedy Central’s @midnight, Charlemagne’s Uncommon Sensse, Hood Adjacent with James Davis, and was a cast member of Oxygen’s Funny Girls. And recently worked as a consultant on Aisha Tyler’s “Unapologetic”.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin- Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, and HBO's Crashing.